Self-Care Senorita Blog — health

Midnight Musings

Posted by Victoria Snyder on

Twenty-Four hours ago, my head was in my hands as I was sobbing and crying, body shaking and all the worry anxiety, and panic that I felt was at a level that I felt was more than I could handle. My hands were wet with tears, my face cramping from the incessant crying. My mother came over and held me and she said being a single mom is so hard. I felt her love and I felt her tenderness as all the anxiety and fear I had started to fade, slowly. I felt at ease because I knew her words...

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My Lovely Lady Lumps

Posted by Victoria Snyder on

If you read that title and you sang it in Fergie's voice, you are a Millennial. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I wanted to talk about why it is imperative to check yourself each month for lumps. Weirded out about touching yourself? Okay, I get that, but this is something easy, and simple, and FREE that can save your life. So do it. NO ifs, ands, or buts!

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I DO NOT have my SHIT together

Posted by Victoria Snyder on

I am struggling.  Not like, woke up on the wrong side of bed struggling, but like, mental break down crying uncontrollably, feeling exhausted, struggling. I feel it in my bones, my soul, the core of my existence.  Dramatic?  Absolutely, but I have never felt this type of burn out.

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Iron (Wo)Man

Posted by Victoria Snyder on

Iron (Wo)Man Throughout the pandemic, like many, I have felt pure exhaustion —- to the point where even holding my head up on some days required more effort than I could manage. I was a bit hard on myself about it. I chalked up the tiredness of being a mom and doing too much. I was too chubby, out of shape, wasn’t eating right, didn’t get enough sleep, all of that jazz. While all of that may be true, what I didn’t know was that my body was working against me. Finally, on a very cold day where it felt...

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